The Grand Forks Herald is accepting applications for an Inside Sales Representative to sell various multimedia display ads over the phone.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Sell print and online advertising to private party customers and area businesses.
Process ad copy in an accurate and timely fashion and be responsible for the scheduling of advertising.
Maintain a positive relationship between accounts and newspaper by providing all services necessary to ensure customer satisfaction.
Sell special section advertising and special projects via telephone and electronic methods.
Maintain professional demeanor in dealings with business community, fellow workers and other departments within the newspaper.
Work with walk-in customers to place classified advertisements in print and online.
Maintain regular and punctual attendance
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Two years sales experience, preferable in the newspaper industry or other media.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:
Excellent communication skills.
Customer Service and/or Sales experience preferred.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Time management skills while working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment that often includes multiple, concurrent projects.
Strong computer skills.